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"True flash floods": Storms cause major damage in Bavaria - lightning strikes the roof structure

2021-06-10T14:56:36.214Z

The German Weather Service issued several warnings for Bavaria on Wednesday. Landshut in particular was hit by storms.



The German Weather Service issued several warnings for Bavaria on Wednesday.

Landshut in particular was hit by storms.

Landshut - On Wednesday the German Weather Service issued several warnings for Bavaria.

Some regions were shown on the warning map in burgundy color - the highest warning level.

The regions Weilheim-Schongau, Starnberg, Erding, Mühldorf am Inn and Landshut were affected. * In fact, the Landshut fire brigade reported a massive storm with heavy rain, hail and lightning in the afternoon, especially in the Achdorf and Hagrainer Tal areas massively affected.

Storms in Bavaria ensure flooded streets - fire brigade reports on the operation

"Especially with the pictures from the 70 centimeter high flooded Rosental, where several cars were washed almost to Bachstrasse, one can speak of luck that no personal injuries have been reported so far", wrote the fire brigade about a series of pictures on Facebook.

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The storm caused floods.

© Landshut fire brigade

Storm near Landshut (Bavaria): Lightning strikes the roof and triggers a fire

The storm * caused several damage in the Landshut area.

A roof structure on Hagrainer Strasse probably caught fire from a lightning strike.

“The fire fighters who were already on standby with several men on duty or in the guards and were therefore very quickly available, prevented an even larger fire,” it says.

However, part of the roof structure burned out anyway.

Storm in Bavaria: "At times true flash floods"

“During this storm *, the main affected by the rain was the Rosental between Falkenstrasse and the confluence with Bachstrasse. From the rear Rosental, which drains the entire area from the Birkenberg over the Buchberg to almost Mittergolding and Aign, real flash floods shot out from time to time, ”reports the fire brigade. The highest level of the water masses was around 70 centimeters above the tarred road. Properties to the left and right of the Rosennal were therefore massively affected by the ingress of water and mud. The emergency services estimate that the property damage in the affected buildings is likely to be considerable in some cases. (

came) * Merkur.de / bayern is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

Source: merkur

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